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AMed. Aerospace Medicine and Human Factors Engineering

 Topic Guide
Identifier: AMed
This classification groups manuscript and small collections on the topic of Aerospace Medicine and Human Factors Engineering.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Aerospace Medical Association Records (FSC-21)

Identifier: FSC-21
Abstract The Aerospace Medical Association was founded in 1929 under the guidance of Louis H. Bauer, M.D., the first medical director of the Aeronautics Branch of the Department of Commerce (which later became the FAA). It’s mission is "dissemination of information as will enhance the accuracy of their specialized art...thereby affording a greater guarantee of safety to the public and the pilot, alike; and to cooperate... in furthering the progress of aeronautics in the United States." In general,...
Dates: 1929-1992

Theodore Benzinger Papers

Identifier: FSC-16
Scope and Contents Dr. Theodore Benzinger was in charge of a research laboratory in Rechlin, Germany. His high altitude research included decompression studies and work in an altitude chamber to stratosphere equivalent altitudes. In 1947, he began working at the U.S. Navy Medical Research Institute and at the National Bureau of Standards. The collection consists of copies of research papers, letters, and depositions. The collection contains photocopies of Dr. Benzinger’s testimony in 1983 before the...
Dates: 1934-1984

Brooks Air Force Base 50th Anniversary Papers (SCV-4)

 Collection — Folder SCV-4
Identifier: SCV-4
Scope and Contents

This small collection contains pamphlets, press releases, and photographs celebrating the Brooks Air Force Base Golden Anniversary. The photographs depict various testing devices for pilots.

Dates: circa 1968

Dorothy Brower, Medical Illustrator, Collection

Identifier: FSC-34

The collection consists of Dorothy Brower’s sketches and finished artwork as well as medical and non-medical photography, correspondence, non-medical artwork, publications by and about Ms. Brower, reference materials, and medical sculptures.

Dates: 1925-1991

Charles A. Lindbergh Records (SCV-5)

 Collection — Folder SCV-5
Identifier: SCV-5
Scope and Contents

This small collection contains two items. The first is a letter from Charles Lindbergh to Charles I. Barron, M.D., expressing his appreciation to Dr. Barron for permitting him to undergo decompression tests in Lockheed Aircraft Company's high-altitude chamber. The second item is Lindbergh's electrocardiogram from a Flight Personnel Examination.

Dates: 1963

Civil Aviation Medical Association Records

Identifier: MS-526

The Civil Aviation Medical Association is a non-profit international medical association concerned with the safety of civil aviators. It is affiliated with the Aerospace Medical Association. The records generally consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, brochures, and the association’s newsletter.

Dates: 1948-2016; Majority of material found within 1955-2008

Dr. Harry Dyme Papers

Identifier: MS-375

Dr. Harry Dyme was the chief of nutrition section of the Aero-Medical Laboratory on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. He worked on the Air Force Base from the 1950s through the 1970s. The collection consists of research materials and photographs concerning cold weather survival and other aerospace medical studies he conducted in the 1950s.

Dates: 1950-1998; Majority of material found within 1950-1975

FSC-22 Flight Nurse Section of the Aerospace Medical Association Records

Identifier: FSC-22
Abstract The records of the Flight Nurses Section of the Aerospace Medical Association began in 1963 when the Section was created. However, the occupation of flight nursing dates back to the Second World War. While the vast majority of the Flight Nurse Section records deal with the agency itself, they include some additional material on World War II flight nurses and their reunions. The records also contain correspondence and annual meeting files, including some from the 1990s and 2000 after the...
Dates: 1943-2000

A. Howard Hasbrook Papers (FSC-29)

Identifier: FSC-29
Scope and Contents The collection comprises the original research, reports, court cases, and correspondence documenting A. Howard Hasbrook’s career in crash injury research. It includes the studies he conducted at Cornell University, as well as research and investigations carried out for various other organizations. Hasbrook endeavored to make both airplane and automobile crashes less lethal. His analysis led him to become an early advocate of seat belts for both airplanes and automobiles, and he encouraged...
Dates: 1930-1980

H.T.E. Hertzberg Papers and Reports (FSC-2)

Identifier: FSC-2

The H.T.E. Hertzberg Anthropometry Papers document the career of anthropologist Hans Theodore Edward Hertzberg, who specialized in the study of human body measurements (anthropometry). The collection includes books, journals, articles, technical report, personal correspondence, and minutes for various meetings covering the period 1930-1976.

Dates: 1930-1976